Here elders were appointed, and the preaching of women, as well as pretended revelations, was condemned.
44 sqq.) because of its transcendent revelations of the future.
Mahomet issued his revelations in fly-leaves of greater or less.
How these revelations actually arose in Mahomet's mind is a question which it is almost as idle to discuss as it would be to analyse the workings of the mind of a poet.
In his early career, sometimes perhaps in its later stages also, many revelations must have burst from him in uncontrollable excitement, so that he could not possibly regard them otherwise than as divine inspirations.